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Economic and ecological dimensions of livestock economy

Syed Ajmal Pasha

Economic and ecological dimensions of livestock economy

an Indian case study of small ruminants

by Syed Ajmal Pasha

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Published by Commonwealth Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Animal industry -- India.,
    • Livestock -- Economic aspects -- India.,
    • Livestock -- Environmental aspects -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-193) and index.

      StatementSyed Ajmal Pasha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9426.I42 P37 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3594882M
      ISBN 108171696546
      LC Control Number2002302711

      The root cause appears to be low quality of governmental political decisions. Household composition A common trend in the SATs is that the traditionally-preferred extended family unit, consisting of more than one married man plus dependents, is breaking up into nuclear or simple units of one married man plus dependents. Ironically, the demise of many full-time, family farms is a symptom of their overemphasis on economics. This subproblem is what the world sees as the problem to solve. See also: Sudden stop economicsTax exportingCapital strikeand Illicit financial flows The Argentine economic crisis of caused in a currency devaluation and capital flight which resulted in a sharp drop in imports.

      This is usually accompanied by a sharp drop in the exchange rate of the affected country or a forced devaluation for countries living under fixed exchange rates. What forms of production, consumption and technologies represent mitigation strategies to climate change, and why? Until it is solved, effort to solve the other three subproblems is largely wasted effort. They include: a shortage of trained animals and operators, especially for inter-row cultivation; b the weakness of draught animals caused by lack of supplementary feed; c use of inappropriate equipment; d inadequate facilities for repair and servicing of equipment; e the non-availability of suitable equipment; f under-use of animals during the year as a whole; g fragmented holdings that reduce work efficiency; h damage to equipment from the large numbers of tree stumps in the fields; and i the lack of finance to help farmers hire draught animals. These effects are referred to as market failures, or externalities, which can be both positive and negative.

      The currently-developing competitive relationships need to be reversed and symbiotic relationships re-established if ecological stability is to be achieved. Increased individualization of fields and the need for cash to pay taxes have both encouraged the growth of market crops Decisions are increasingly made by individuals within sub-households rather than by the extended-household head. These are not primary production systems in the strictest sense, but more industrial and almost exclusively demand-driven. In Joel Barker's book: Paradigms, he points out that new paradigms tend to emerge while, in the minds of most people, the old paradigm is doing quite well.


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In fact, all things of economic value are simply concentrated forms of energy. These effects are referred to as market failures, or externalities, which can be both positive and negative.

However, each time energy is used to do anything useful, some of its usefulness is lost. What are the mechanisms of access and control?

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The results of these production system assessments may well necessitate changes in the off-farm elements of the proposed programme, such as marketing, processing, finance, extension and research. This is the essence of the physical law of entropy.

The Global Food Economy sets out to examine the human and ecological costs behind what we eat, how the system came to be, and how it is being locked in by the WTO which compels liberalization, largely sanctions the polarizing agro-subsidies of the developed world and principally secures the rights of transnational corporations.

Mixed cropping is most effective when the products have varied or multiple uses for both human and animal consumption. Given the global dimension of the current food system and in the context of discussions on the role of trade and market access in building food sovereignty: How do we localize food systems?

As production systems intensify, the production risks from natural causes decrease and are replaced by economic risks, such as price fluctuations and taxes. They are especially rich in protein, with a favourable composition of amino acids. With the introduction of improved technology, capital tends to increase further and change in character, enabling farmers to buy items such as inorganic fertilizer and animal equipment etc.

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Carrying capacities paradigm. However, increasing efficiency cannot prevent the inevitable loss of energy to entropy.

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Sown pastures are not economic, but improved use of crop residues appears a possibility. And some of these implications will have an impact on programme implementation as well, where they relate to the capacity of the ancillary services and industries to support and service the proposed development.

In the Indian SATs, unlike West Africa, localized shortages do not translate into sharply rising food prices Walker and Ryan because of the well integrated nature and the large size of the economy combined with the fact that dry periods tend to be geographically localized.

The International Encyclopedia of Geography. Livestock have a key role in ecological sustainability in the SATs in the maintenance of soil fertility. Escalating ruminant large and small populations, agricultural encroachment and decline in traditional authority have put an increasing strain on "open access" feed resources - particularly extensive grazing areas leading, in extreme cases, to irreversible degradation.

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